, where the name Wend came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status. The name was given to a person from Wendland, a place in north-east
. Alternatively, the name could have been derived from Wendling, a municipality in the district of Grieskirchen in Upper Austria.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wend research.Another 98 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1657 and 1731 are included under the topic Early Wend History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Wendt, Wend, Wende, Wendisch, Windisch, Winsch, Wundisch, Wunsche, Wunsch, Wentscher, Wintscher, Wunscher, Winschmann, Windischmann, Wunschmann, Wendland, Wendlandt, Wendlander, Wendler and many more.